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Per Diem Peer Specialist - NYC 

About the Organization Concern for Independent Living, Inc. is a non-profit agency committed to helping individuals and families to live in the community with dignity and enhanced opportunities through the provision of housing and support services. We are one of the largest housing agencies of this kind in New York State, currently serving approximately 1,300 individuals and families in over 240 locations. Concern offers a variety of housing options with individualized support services designed to support personal growth and independence.  
Position Per Diem Peer Specialist - NYC  
Full-Time/Part-Time Per Diem  
Location East New York Ave, Brooklyn NY  
Days/Hours per diem  
  • Provide strength-based rehabilitative and recovery oriented services as part of peer-to-peer evidence-based practices under HCBS;
  • Be willing to share personal experiences to foster sense of hope and recovery;
  • Provide face-to-face individual services in a clients home or community following the HCBS protocols, documenting all services in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) using collaborative documentation;
  • Carry a caseload of four to eight clients;
  • Ensure coordination of services through collaboration and consultation with other staff, providers and identified family and/or friends of the tenant/ resident;
  • Assist tenants/ residents with entitlements and concrete services; working together and advocating on their behalf via telephone and written correspondence;
  • Attend and participate in weekly supervision, staff meetings and periodic in-service trainings, including developing competencies in evidence-based practices;
  • Document time and effort and tasks during working hours as required for billing;
  • Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements


·High School Diploma or GED

·OMH or OASAS approved peer certification

·Two years life experience with behavioral health issues

·Experience with advocacy, outreach and engagement, self-help, recovery and other local support systems

·Knowledge of Evidenced Based Practices (Motivational Interviewing, Harm Reduction)

  • Bi-lingual Spanish/ English preferred

  • Experience with Electronic Health Record (EHR ) a plus

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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